A Month in Monte Carlo: Random Strolls and Black 29

A Month in Monte Carlo: Random Strolls and Black 29

Every time I walked back to the apartment, I went a different way. I’d learnt that it doesn’t matter which way you go in Monte Carlo. You’ll still get there. So long as you know the approximate location of the place you are heading to, all you need to do is fasten...
Turtle’s Travel Articles

Turtle’s Travel Articles

Ireland   Belfast: City of Music & Joy If It’s Music You Want, Go to Clare – Inspirato, 2014 Irish Manor Houses – National Geographic Traveler, 2014 West Coast Story – Let’s Go, 2012 Big Houses, Hidden Ireland – Cara 2011 Literary Ireland – The Australian 2010 A...
Living in Sri Lanka (Contents)

Living in Sri Lanka (Contents)

On the eve of the 2004 tsunami, Turtle teamed up with James and Joanna Fennell to track down 26 beautiful and diverse mountain retreats, coastal villas and townhouses on the island of Sri Lanka. The result was a gorgeous hardcover book that gave a tremendous account...
Reflections on Irish Identity, 2024

Reflections on Irish Identity, 2024

Considering the impact of Ireland abroad from Cillian Murphy to St Patrick’s Day to Mick Lynch and the Trade Unions, as well as the historical precedent behind the Biden presidency’s support of the Good Friday agreement and the Irish diaspora around the...
Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

In 2006, Thames & Hudson published the book ‘Living in Sri Lanka,’ which photographer James Fennell and I had put together in the years before the tsunami. The houses, villas and hotels featured in the book reflected a strong spirit of optimism in the face of...